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Thanks to a recommendation by my friend Dr Gopal Krishna Raju, I was invited to deliver a memorial lecture today at the prestigious Loyola College, Chennai. The event was conducted by their PG & Research Department of Commerce – a one-day seminar in memory of Prof A G Soundara Rajan. The topic was Artificial Intelligence and (Business) Transformation. I wasn’t interested in playing in my voice a canned presentation or something that was way more of engineering for an audience consisting of Commerce discipline Post-Graduate students from a number of colleges in Chennai. Instead, I prepared a (custom) talk for…

Chennai Trade Fair 2020

Every January I make it a point to visit the annual Tourism and Trade Fair (இந்திய சுற்றுலா தொழிற் பொருட்காட்சி, சென்னை) that happens in Island Grounds, Chennai. Roaming through the shops and the stalls reminds me of the simpler times from…

43rd Chennai Book Fair 2020

Chennai Book Fair is an annual pilgrimage for me: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2010. For those who are not in Chennai and will miss out on the annual Chennai Book Fair, I would like to share this photoblog…

For decades I have been to Pondy Bazaar, T.Nagar, Chennai for shopping. It never felt this good and fun to walk around the area. Thanks, to the new pedestrian plaza and the free electric buggies for senior citizens. A news item says over Rs.40 Crores was spent on the improvements under the Smart City Program. Hope the Chennai #Corporation and the State Government allocates funds for regular maintenance as well.